VISUAL ANALYSIS Picture # Step 1--I-Spy : List the visual facts of the text (in other words, what you see or hear without any judgment or value statements): Questions: Step 2—Pattern or Repetition: Look for pattern or repetition in color, line, form, texture, quality, size, scale, objects, ideas, elements, themes, conflicts, metaphors. Step 3—Juxtaposition: Now, look for departure from pattern or contrasts. Step 4—Interpretation: You’ve analyzed all the “evidence.” Now write a quick interpretation using the stems of analysis: “the picture may be exploring . . . “ the detail of ____________ suggests . . . “ “The photographer’s use of ______________ raises an interesting question/possibility …”. Back up your analysis with details from the picture.